The Townsend's front parlor, with windows overlooking Congress Avenue and the Paramount Theater, can accomodate groups of 6 to 20 guests seated and hosts groups up to 50. The Parlor shares bar service with the main bar. Depending on the needs of the Client, a server can be brought in to facilitate table service.
Main Bar Room
The Townsend’s elegant main bar room features its custom 33-foot bar, 15-foot high coffered ceilings, a parlor area with unique Italian glass tile floors, a 13-foot custom mirror, gleaming chandeliers, tufted sofas and banquettes, leather swivel bar chairs and black swiveling barstools, 3 framed 65-inch 4K Ultra HD Samsung TV/video monitors, modern art by Gerhard Richter and other rotating artists, and vintage leather-bound books from the 1800s and 1900s.
Music Performance Space
At the back of the main bar is the entrance to The Townsend’s music performance space and private event venue — which features a custom private bar along with state-of-the-art acoustical design, a 10'/14' dark wood stage with a black tufted stage back, elegant black stage curtains, stained concrete floors, 3 10’ custom mirrors, and a MIDAS-32 digital sound board with EAW main speakers, subwoofers, and stage monitors. The acoustics in this space are extraordinary, and designed by co-owner/investor Scott Samson, an acoustician.
Food & Drink Details
The Townsend’s award-winning bar program is led by principal owner Steven Weisburd along with famed mixologist and Executive Beverage Director Dushan Zaric (co-founder of NY's Employees Only), as well as Bar Manager Jeff Boley, and Principal Bartender Brian Bounds. We can customize our cocktail and beverage offerings for any private event. The Townsend now serves delicious bites and snacks prepared by Di Lux Austin, and we customize food offerings for any private or corporate event, offering a variety of fine dining-style bar food items ranging from full entrees to small bites to passed appetizers and desserts.